private equity

Some Shareholders Likely to Feel Snubbed in Shutterfly Buyout Price

When investors get a hold of a good merger brewing, they frequently dream of a big premium buyout price. In the case of Shutterfly Inc. (NASDAQ: SFLY), maybe not so ...
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How Much Barnes & Noble Could Fetch in a Buyout

Everyone loves a good old-fashioned buyout rumor that can pump up a down-and-out stock. The retail climate has been permanently changed by the internet, and companies like Barnes & Noble ...
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Warren Buffett & Berkshire Hathaway Make Key Changes to 2019 Stock Picks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of March 31, 2019. Warren Buffett still runs Berkshire Hathaway and, as he is one of the richest ...
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Is KKR Set to Pay $1 Billion for Corel?

Corel, makers of Corel Draw and a host of other computer software and hardware products, got its start in 1985 in Ottawa and was first publicly traded in 1989. Over ...
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Meet Tilman Fertitta’s New Blank Check Company

The world of blank check companies and specialty purpose acquisition companies continues to have a place in the markets. This is where private equity meets venture capital, allowing a management ...
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With $21.66 Billion in Q1 Net Income, Berkshire Hathaway’s Share Buybacks Remain Muted

This weekend marked the "Stockpalooza" event for investors, which of course is the annual meeting for Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A). Warren Buffett and team had reported a dismal fourth ...
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What Warren Buffett Sees in Berkshire Hathaway’s New Amazon Stake

This weekend will mark another "stockpalooza" wherein Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) will host its annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska. Most investors tend to follow anything and everything that ...
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Are EFI Shareholders Getting Enough in the Acquisition?

Electronics for Imaging Inc. (NASDAQ: EFII) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Siris Capital Group in an all-cash transaction worth roughly $1.7 billion. ...
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Time for Alternative Asset Managers Blackstone and Ares to Shine

The world of alternative asset managers is quite different from the world of investment managers who simply buy and sell stocks, bonds and other publicly traded asset classes. When it ...
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Why Curis Shares Are Booming

Curis Inc. (NASDAQ: CRIS) shares made a massive gain to start out the week. The firm has announced that it entered into an agreement with funds managed by Oberland Capital ...
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Future Shock: Warren Buffett and Berkshire May Fall Into the Kraft Heinz Trap Again and Again

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have taken a serious beating on the huge stake in Kraft Heinz Co. (NASDAQ: KHC). With many investors having considered Buffett to ...
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$25 Billion Quarterly Loss for Berkshire Hathaway as Buffett Abandons Book Value Focus

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its annual report, and the results from the fourth quarter are putting dark clouds over Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders. Berkshire Hathaway's ...
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Warren Buffett’s Top Stocks for 2019

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of December 31, 2018. Most investors should look at these public equity holdings as the top holdings at ...
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15 Top IPOs to Watch For in 2019

After a turbulent and volatile 2018, there are many companies that plan to conduct initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2019. Some companies already have formally filed their S-1 and equivalent ...
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2018 IPOs Up 19%, Capital Raised Up 32%

No initial public offerings (IPOs) remain on the calendar for this year. Although it was a very good year to raise funds, for all intents and purposes, 2018 might have ...
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